You are here: Home » Recipes » Wagon Wheel Cookies Wagon Wheel Cookies Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 3 dozen A quick and easy chocolate cookie. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 -- eggs2 cups sugar2 teaspoons vanilla1/2 cup shortening, melted4 -- (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted2 cups sifted flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup chopped nuts -- Powdered sugar Instructions Beat eggs. Add sugar and vanilla. Blend in shortening and chocolate. Sift flour together with baking powder and salt. Add to chocolate mixture. Stir in nuts. Refrigerate dough until easy to handle or overnight. Roll into balls. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Bake on cookie sheet at 350F for about 10 minutes. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc.’s River Road Recipes II (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1976).